1 Bed Flat Under Offer
Hammerwood Road, Ashurst Wood, RH19
Guide Price £220,000 (Leasehold)
- CHARMING CHARACTER APARTMENT
- DISTINCTIVE VICTORIAN BUILDING
- WELL PRESENTED INTERNALLY
- ELEVATED LOCATION
- FABULOUS VIEWS TO ASHDOWN FOREST
- EAST GRINSTEAD STATION 3 MILES
- 1 BEDROOM SHOWER ROOM
- SPACIOUS MODERN KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM
- LOVELY COMMUNAL GARDENS
- ONE ALLOCATED PARKING SPACE
Guide Price £220,000 - £230,000. Unique ground floor apartment in this distinctive and classic Victorian residence standing on a ridge on the edge of Ashurst Wood with a fabulous panoramic outlook over Forest Row and the surrounding countryside to the protected heath and woodland of Ashdown Forest. The property originally formed a small country estate and included the main country house with stabling, a coach house, chapel and cottages all converted in the 1980’s to residential dwellings within two acres of established communal grounds. Prior to the formation of apartments the property also had use in the first half of the last Century as a small school. The communal entrance door leads into a fabulous open hallway with original old fireplace and oak panelling. The flat is tucked away at the back of the hall and comprises a charming light and well presented apartment, in need of some redecoration, with large window and high ceilings. The main room comprises a twenty foot open plan living room with large bay window to take advantage of the long views and a recently re-fitted modern kitchen area with island breakfast bar, extensive cupboard space, integrated oven and inset sink unit. Also on this level there is a study/occasional bedroom with a shower room, also providing plumbing and recess for an automatic washing machine and dryer. Stairs lead to a mezzanine floor with a light good sized bedroom having a fitted wardrobe and cupboard. The flat has gas fired central heating. Outside there is an allocated parking space and visitor parking. The grounds are laid to lawn with many mature shrubs and trees extending to around two cares and affording the countryside outlook from the various seating areas.
Service charge £3563.50 per annum.
Lease 989 years
No pets allowed
The popular village of Ashurst Wood lies on the East/West Sussex border between the larger village of Forest Row and the town of East Grinstead. The property stands on the ridge on the fringe of Ashurst Wood with a south facing aspect. Ashurst Wood has two local stores, an Inn, primary and pre school, all within half a mile of the flat. The village of Forest Row with its extensive and varied range of shops, specialist stores, cafes, galleries and Inns is accessible by road and bus services which run through the village, continuing on to the towns of East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells. There is a wider variety of shops, supermarkets, sports/leisure amenities and a rail service to London from East Grinstead, which also connects to the northern extremity of the Bluebell Steam Railway.
The local area has a good selection of both state and private schools including Michael Hall, Brambletye and Sackville, together with a number of primary schools including Ashurst Wood & Forest Row.
There are a number of historic buildings in the High Street in East Grinstead together with National Trust houses and gardens at Standen, Sheffield Park and Wakehurst Place. Other places of interest include Hever Castle and Chartham House, home of Sir Winston Churchill, in Kent.
Sporting venues nearby include Lingfield Park and Brighton Racecourses, Weirwood Reservoir for angling and sailing, and East Sussex National Golf Club at Uckfield
Council Tax Band: B
- East Grinstead - 2.49miles
- Dormans - 3.51miles
- Kingscote (Bluebell Railway) - 3.62miles
- Cowden - 4.50miles
- Lingfield - 4.86miles